Hitoshi Iwaaki Kicks off "Black Jack" Revival in Shonen Champion

A Look at Osamu Tezuka's Surgeon at 60

Osamu Tezuka's maverick surgeon classic Black Jack is returning to Shonen Champion in its latest issue curtsey of Parasyte author Hitoshi Iwaaki's Black Jack - Aoki Mirai.


via La Ventana de Saouri 2.0 and Comic Natalie


Iwaaki writes and Masaaki Nakayama (urban legends horror Fuan no Tane) illustrates the new incarnation of the series that revived "God of Manga" Osamu Tezuka's career in the late 70's.  Aoki Mirai will revist the titular medical hero in the year 20XX, where he is nearly 60 years old.

Nakayama has posted behind the scenes photos of his work on his blog.


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